Our mission at Omaha Public Schools is to prepare all students for success in college, career and life. Our educational offerings are just as diverse as the students we serve. We offer employees a professional workforce dedicated and committed to the success of all students. Every person who works for Omaha Public Schools makes an impact on the educational success of students.
We are an urban district, centered in the heart of the Midwest with rich diversity serving more than 53,000 students each year. We have over 160 years of tradition in making a difference for the families we serve.
Our district consists of 63 elementary schools, 12 middle schools, seven high schools, one K-12 virtual school and 11 alternative programs. Five new schools (two elementary, one middle and two high schools) are scheduled to open by August 2023. Learn more about our district in our quick facts.
Our district offers a variety of career opportunities that include classroom instruction, accounting, building maintenance, paraprofessionals, bus drivers and more.
District/Organization hiring and interviewing instructions and processes for candidates:
Candidates will start by submitting an online application through our District's website. See link below. Once that is submitted, an HR Hiring Administrator will review your materials, resume, and references and then contact you for an interview. That Administrator will then further discuss openings at specific schools that align with your endorsement area and work with you to schedule interviews at specific schools. If recommended, the HR Administrator will reach out and make the offer.
Licensure Areas Typically Hiring For:
Teaching Licenses (Elementary Education, Mathematics, Social Studies, etc.)| Career and Technical Education (CTE)| Special Education| Administrative and Other Roles
Agriculture Education| American Indian Language, History, and Culture| Bilingual-Bicultural (Endorsement)| Business Education| Communication Arts and Literature| Communication Arts and Literature: Middle Level (Endorsement)| Dance and Theatre Arts| Early Childhood| Elementary Education| English as a Second Language| Family and Consumer Science| Health Education| K-8 World Language and Culture (Endorsement)| Library Media Specialist| Mathematics| Mathematics: Middle Level (Endorsement)| Music: Instrumental and Classroom Music| Music: Vocal and Classroom Music| Physical Education| Reading (Endorsement)| Reading Leader (Endorsement)| Science: Chemistry| Science: Earth and Space Science| Science: General Science (Science 5-8)| Science: General Science: Middle Level (Science 5-8) (Endorsement)| Science: Life Sciences| Science: Physics| Social Studies| Social Studies: Middle Level (Endorsement)| Technology| Theatre Arts| Visual Arts| World Languages and Cultures| Other - All
Career and Technical Education:
Career and Technical Education Accommodation Specialist (Endorsement)| Computer, Keyboarding, and Related Technology Applications (Endorsement)| CTE: Communications Technology Careers| CTE: Early Childhood Careers| CTE: Medical Careers| Teacher/Coordinator of Work Based Learning (Endorsement)
Special Education: Academic and Behavioral Strategist (mild to moderate only)| Special Education: Autism Spectrum Disorders| Special Education: Blind or Visually Impaired| Special Education: Deaf or Hard of Hearing| Special Education: Developmental Adapted Physical Education (Endorsement)| Special Education: Developmental Disabilities| Special Education: Early Childhood| Special Education: Emotional Behavioral Disorders| Special Education: Learning Disabilities| Special Education: Oral/Aural Education| Special Education: Physical and Health Disabilities
Administrative and Other Roles:
Principal (K-12)| School Counselor| School Nurse| School Psychologist| School Social Worker| Speech-Language Pathologist